(Match Preview, Playing XI, H2H Record, Ground Stats, Weather Report, Pitch Report and Match Prediction)
Match Preview: (By Vishnu)
The 49th match of the Vitality T20 blast 2022 will be played between Worcestershire and Leicestershire in New Road, Worcester on 5th June.
Worcestershire has a poor start to their name. The team has played 5 matches and has won only 1 of them while they have lost 4 matches. In their last match, they registered their 1st win of the season against Warwickshire by 15 runs. The batting has been good for the team but it is their balling which has come up as a weakness. If they want to continue the winning momentum, they will be hoping for better bowling performance.
Leicestershire has not started very well this season. The team has played 5 matches and has won 2 however they have lost 3 matches as well. In their last match, they won against Leicestershire by the barest of margins of 5 runs. The bowling has been decent for the team but it is their batting that has let them down. If they want to continue the winning momentum, they have to give better performances from the batting unit.
Worcestershire Squad: Ed Pollock, Brett D’Oliveira, Moeen Ali (c), Colin Munro, Jack Haynes, Ben Cox (wk), Ed Barnard, Dwayne Bravo, Josh Baker, Dillon Pennington, Patrick Brown, Jake Libby, Matthew Waite, Charlie Morris and Gareth Roderick
Leicestershire Squad: Hamish Rutherford, Scott Steel, Arron Lilley, Colin Ackermann (c), Rishi Patel, Ben Mike, Lewis Hill (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Callum Parkinson, Naveen-ul-Haq, Will Davis, Roman Walker, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Louis Kimber, Gavin Griffiths Carter and Will Beer
Total Matches: 12
Worcestershire Won: 5
Leicestershire Won: 6
No Result: 1
H2H Record at New Road, Worcester:
It will be the first match between these two teams at this venue.
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 13°C and humidity will be 90%. The speed of the wind will be around 5 km/h and there are chances of rain.
The pitch at the New Road, Worcester is a batting paradise for the batsman. The short boundaries also help the batsman and bowlers have to be inch-perfect to get the rewards. The average first innings score is 170 runs and the winning percentage for the team batting second is 61. The captain winning the toss will surely look to have a ball first.
Match: Leicestershire will win